War of the Rebellion: Serial 068 Page 0832 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter XLVIII.

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WASHINGTON, May 16, 1864-1.20 p. m.

Brigadier General H. H. LOCKWOOD,

Baltimore, Md.:

Troops at Port Tobacco can march to Smith's or Maryland Point, and be ferried to Belle Plain. Other troops are sent from Washington by transports to Belle Plain.

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

BRIGADE EN ROUTE,

Baltimore, Md., May 16, 1864.

COMMANDING OFFICER NINETY-FOURTH NEW YORK VETERAN INFANTRY VOLUNTEERS:

You are hereby directed to bring your regiment by railroad to Annapolis Junction without delay, and there await orders from me. Report by letter to me on your arrival at the Junction.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

HENRY H. LOCKWOOD,

Brigadier-General.

BALTIMORE, MD., May 16, 1864-3.20 p. m.

Brigadier General E. B. TYLER,

Relay House:

Brigadier-General Lockwood requests that you will send a courier forthwith to Colonel Graham, at Port Tobacco, and direct that officer to move his command to Belle Plain, Va., by steamer, and there await orders, instead of going to Washington, as previously ordered.

GEO. V. MASSEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

MAY 16, 1864.

Brigadier-General KENLY,

Wilmington, Del.:

Send Captain Clayton's company of cavalry and the company of the First Eastern Shore Maryland Infantry, to report here at once to General Lockwood. Let them both come by train to-morrow. Issue 150 rounds of ammunition and five days' rations. A company of militia will be sent to you to-morrow.

SAML. B. LAWRENCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SAINT MARY'S DISTRICT,

Point Lookout, May 16, 1864.

Lieutenant J. MIX,

Commanding Cavalry Detachment at Leonardtown:

LIEUTENANT: The report of a detective in this district, referred to me by General Butler, complains that the detachment under your